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Device found at Wichita motel novelty item

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:02:01

Device found at Wichita motel novelty item

A Wichita motel employee who was cleaning rooms found a device with wires and a pair of tubes that were made to look like sticks of dynamite, but it turned out to be a novelty item. The Wichita Eagle reports 30 people were evacuated from the Mark 8 Inn shortly after the employee reported the item...

 
 

71-year-old killed in shootout with officers

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:52:38

71-year-old killed in shootout with officers

A 71-year-old central Kansas man has been identified as the person killed in a shootout with Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and Barton County deputies over the weekend. Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir on Monday identified the man as George Carson of rural Barton County. He was wounded durin...

 
 

Drug abuse top reason for removing kids from home

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:48:28

Drug abuse top reason for removing kids from home

Reports from the Kansas Department for Children and Families show that more children in the state are removed from their homes and placed in foster care because of concerns about parents' drug and alcohol abuse than for any other primary reason - including physical abuse, neglect and sexual abuse. ...

 
 

What can I do about the fact that no matter how hard I work I can’t ever seem to get ahead?

By joan-jerkovich On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:17:00

What can I do about the fact that no matter how hard I work I can’t ever seem to get ahead?

In these difficult economic times, I hear this all too often… so many people have lost their jobs and are struggling either to find a job or make do in a new job where their pay and benefits have been cut. Lean times come and go (or at least I remain hopeful that better times will again find us), ...

 
 

United Way To Assemble 50,000 Meals

By ksal-staff On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:44:11

United Way To Assemble 50,000 Meals

The Salina Area United Way is doing things a little different to kickoff its 2014 fall campaign. At a kickoff event later this month, volunteers will assemble and deliver 50,000 meals. Executive Director Amanda Michaelis tells KSAL News that in lieu of a typical campaign kickoff, the Salina Area ...

 
 

Man Shot And Killed By KC Police

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:14:58

Man Shot And Killed By KC Police

Kansas City police say a man has been shot and killed during a confrontation with officers. The shooting happened early Sunday after officers received a report about a suspicious person armed with a gun in the northeast party of the city. Police said in a news release that officers encountered th...

 
 

Officer Shoots Suspect In Barton County

By ksal-staff On Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:32:04

Officer Shoots Suspect In Barton County

A person is shot and killed by law enforcement in Barton County Saturday night. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 6:40 PM troopers assisted the Barton County Sheriff's Office with an armed suspect. The armed suspect had previously injured a family member, and was threatening to harm othe...

 
 

Newest Area State Park Opens

By ksal-staff On Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:55:32

Newest Area State Park Opens

Visitors can now reserve a campsite at the newest statepark area in Kansas. According to the Kansasa Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, Sand Hills State Park is located just north of Hutchinson, two miles east of the K-61/56th Street intersection. The park is a 1,123-acre natural are...

 
 

Man convicted of Pottawatomie County killing

By associated-press On Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:22:47

Man convicted of Pottawatomie County killing

A St. Marys man has been convicted of unintentional second-degree murder in the New Year's Day shooting death of a friend. Twenty-two-year-old Pablo Gonzalez is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 25 for the killing of 24-year-old Levi Bishop of Rossville. Pottawatomie County jurors returned the guil...

 
 

Crews demolish partially collapsed KC church

By associated-press On Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:18:51

Crews demolish partially collapsed KC church

Crews are demolishing a northeast Kansas City church that partially collapsed with children inside. The Kansas City Star reports that demolition began Thursday on the Rios De Agua Viva Church. Work continued through Saturday. Walls at the church collapsed Aug. 7 with more than 60 people inside...

 
 
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